Women’s bodies are political. They have, since prehistory, been a site of power struggles, conflict and repression. In recent times, despite less constraints on dress and behaviour, the tenets of modern ‘womanhood’ are still the wearing of make-up, a bra and removal of body hair. To not conform to these practices is a social statement equivalent to getting body art, wearing … [Read more...] about Ladylike or like a lady: Does gender matter?
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